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Poster: alienbobz Date: Mar 21, 2003 4:18am
Forum: etree Subject: md5's with txt's

Hey,

I have run into a few md5 files that have the text file with in the md5. Usually I remove the txt code so it does not continue to get an error everytime I check it. Do you think it is ok to do this? I don't think txt files can stay the exact same the whole time. They do change a bit. PLus, sometimes you have to get them for some other place, and they may be the exact txt. Anyone else agree with me? I know that I am violating the taper's source, but md5's for txt's seems stupid to me.

Jarod

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Poster: Jonathan Aizen Date: Mar 21, 2003 5:27am
Forum: etree Subject: Re: md5's with txt's

TXT files shouldn't be in the MD5 files. Differe operating systems use different line termination characters and this can cause real issues.